FCPS students were among the top prizewinners in the 2018 Youth Arts Council exhibit, presented during the May 18 Gallery Hop reception at the Living Arts & Science Center.
Jared Reding of Bryan Station High School received first-place honors and a $100 award for his photograph “Desolation,” and Jennifer Lee of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School was runner-up ($75) with her illustration “Portrait of Wolf Man.” Third place ($50) went to Bryan Station’s Taylor Cleveland for the altered photograph “God of Beauty.”
Overall, 250 pieces were submitted by 122 young artists; 71 of the 74 selected entries were from Fayette County Public Schools. Brian Turner of Cricket Press judged this year’s competition. Receiving honorable mention were Bryan Station’s Jade Finley and Dunbar’s Chase Faulkner, Caitlin Labianca, Lindsay Maystead, and Megan Slusarewicz.
The display continues through June 23 at the Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. For questions, please contact Jeffrey Nichols at (859) 252-5222.